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Obituaries: J.T. Elliff, Randy Lofgren

J.T. Elliff, 97, longtime pastor of churches in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Arizona., died Dec. 12 in Moore, Okla. Randy Lofgren, 74, minister of music at Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, died Dec. 26 in Crawford.

In the air or on the air, pastor ministers to the Valley

In the air or on the air, pastor ministers to the Valley

Many things have changed in Gene Horton’s 47 years as pastor at First Baptist Church in Rio Hondo, but one thing has remained constant—his love of the people there.

West Texas churches bring exotic Christmas fare to Border families

West Texas churches bring exotic Christmas fare to Border families

Several Concho Valley Baptist Association churches, along with one from Lubbock, united to share the love of Christ and Christmas with families in need in Del Rio and Eagle Pass.

Obituaries: T.W. Hunt, Robin Feistel

T. W Hunt, 85, a Southwestern Seminary professor and authority on prayer, died Dec. 11 in Spring. Robin Feistel, 66, a leader in English as a Second Language literacy, died Dec. 10 in Houston.

Far-flung satellites train leaders, strengthen churches

Far-flung satellites train leaders, strengthen churches

B.H. Carroll Theological Institute’s satellite campuses in Cuba and Russia help to train leaders and strengthen churches.

Texas Tidbits: Baylor Philanthropy Lab benefits Waco nonprofits

Texas Tidbits: Baylor Philanthropy Lab benefits Waco nonprofits

Students in Baylor University’s inaugural “Philanthropy and the Public Good” class directed $100,000 to Waco nonprofit organizations.

Pastors urge Congress to support payday loan reform

Pastors urge Congress to support payday loan reform

Pastors from several Texas Baptist churches delivered a simple but forceful message to members of Congress during a recent trip to Washington, D.C.: “Stop the payday loan debt trap.”

Wayland professor inspires Hispanic first-generation college students

Wayland prof inspires Hispanic first-generation college students

Joshua Mora experienced hardship growing up in a migrant worker family. But he was able to move out of the fields and into the classroom. He tells that story of hard work, faith and family to his students as he teaches Spanish at Wayland Baptist University.

Facing Christmas with ‘the empty chair at the holiday table’

Facing Christmas with ‘the empty chair at the holiday table’

For many, this Christmas will be the first without a special loved one. For those who have the opportunity to interact with a bereaved person, often there are questions: What do I do? What do I say?

For Syrian refugees, ’tis the season to survive

For Syrian refugees, ’tis the season to survive

For many Americans, ’tis the season to snuggle by the fireplace with family and friends. But for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, it’s time to fight brutal winter temperatures in houses made of plywood or tarps and struggle to find food each day.

San Antonio church works with military volunteers to feed hungry families

San Antonio church, military volunteers help feed hungry families

Last year, Pastor Rob Johnson asked two senior adults at Christian Family Baptist Church to pray with him about starting a community action team. Their answered prayers can be seen in 1,485 needy families in northwest San Antonio who received 110,000 pounds of food this year.

Texas Tidbits: Four Texas Baptist schools honored for community service

Texas Tidbits: Four Texas Baptist schools honored for community service

Baylor University, Dallas Baptist University, East Texas Baptist University and Hardin-Simmons University were named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for achieving meaningful, measurable outcomes through service.

Texas cities counter national trend in requests for food assistance

Texas cities counter national trend in food assistance requests

Mayors in seven out of 10 cities in the United States reported increased requests for food assistance in the past year. But three Texas cities whose mayors participated in the survey bucked the national trend.

Obituary: Julio Aldape

Retired pastor Julio Aldape, 86, died Oct. 25 in Corpus Christi.

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TBM Military Fellowship serves Christmas dinner to soldiers and families

For a second consecutive year, members of Texas Baptist Men’s Military Fellowship donated time to melt butter, roast turkeys and serve a Christmas dinner to soldiers and their families.

 
 
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